Subject: Blue Whale Surveys

Kim Marshall (kimm@oceanalliance.org)
Sun, 31 Oct 1999 18:40:05 -0500

Question:
Do you know about any recent surveys or conservation plans on blue whale
populations?
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Reply:  Dear Claire,
Please reference the following publication listed in the 23 October Federal
Register: NMFS' final recovery plan for the U.S. Atlantic and Pacific
stocks of blue whales (Balaenoptera musculus) as required by the Endangered
Species Act of 1973 or contact:
Chief, Marine Mammal Division
Office of Protected Resources, NMFS, 1315 East- West HIghway, Silver
Spring, MD 20910, USA or www.nmfs.gov/prot_res/cetacean/blue.html

For general information check out WhaleNet
http://whale.wheelock.edu/whalenet-stuff/classifications.html .To subscribe
to MARMAM, a free marine mammal network, send a message to:
listserv@uvvm.uvic.ca saying: subscribe marmam Yourfirstname Yourlastname.
Take care, Kim



Kim Marshall-Tilas
Whale Conservation Institute/Ocean Alliance
191 Weston Road
Lincoln, MA  01773
(781) 259-0423
fax: 259-0288
website: http://www.oceanalliance.org